WHY CHOOSE PINE LAKE

Our scientists and technical experts come from a diverse background of experiences inherited from small and large pharmaceutical and biotech companies. You can be confident in our abilities to bring the correct technical expert to the discussion table and provide you with a full range of GMP and GLP analytical solutions.

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Cleaning Validations For Medical Devices

Pine Lake Laboratories can provide the needed analytical testing to support the cleaning validation of medical devices. We have successfully developed specific methods able to detect low levels of residual process agents as well as non-specific methods for the detection of classes of residual process agents. Examples of methods we have successfully used include:

Bioanalytical, Preclinical, Clinical

We provide bioanalytical methods development, validation and sample analysis in our FDA-GLP registered facility in Bristol, CT. We support all types of preclinical studies from early discovery (ADME, PK, TK) through long-term chronic in all species. Pine Lake Labs Research group has many years of methods development experience in complex matrices such as brain, spleen, spinal cord and vaginal tissue, in addition to the traditional matrices of blood, plasma and urine.

Analytical Testing of Combination Products

Pine Lake Laboratories has a proven track record in developing and validating methods used to insure the quality of combination devices, especially combination pharmaceutical medical devices. Our experience allows us to adapt validation strategies and assist in testing designs to meet the unique challenges of combination devices. Our experience with methods for combination products includes:

CMC Analytical Testing

Pine Lake Laboratories has a proven track record in developing and validating methods used to insure the quality of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) and finished drug products. Our experience allows us to adapt validation strategies and assist in testing designs to meet any unique challenges presented by a new drug in development. Our experience with method development, validation and testing include:

Short Chain Fatty Acid Analysis

We have developed a method for the analysis of short chain fatty acids in feces to support microbiome research. The method analyses for acetic acid, propionic acid and butyric acid in dried feces. The method feature a sample extraction followed by analysis by GC-MS and uses stable isotope labeled internal standard. The method has been used successfully in rat, dog and human feces.

Extractables and Leachables

Pine Lake Laboratories is the scientific leader in extractables and leachables (E&L) studies. We have extensive experience with pharmaceutical container closures, single use system components, and combination devices. Our experienced scientific staff utilizes the following analytical methods for expert identification of extractables observed in a forced extraction study: